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Michael Beckett
Works at York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Attended Goldsmiths College
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i'm a fan of democracy
but i think their assertion about western implementations of democracy is accurate

as they all violate the basic democratic principle of democracy that candidates are not allowed to put themselves forward (to ensure professional politicians never arise) candidates in a democratic system were to be selected jury style from eligible citizenry with little choice but to serve if elected

(eligible is where i think certain sensible constraints of minimum iq basic understanding of cause>effect etc could be taken, avoid those who make decisions based not on evidence but dogmatic principle/belief (whether religious or other forms of fundamentalism such as in economic theory))
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+MrJedimaster007 "All this propaganda about * how we will regain our sovereignty, be able to control our borders"

I am sorry I never met any Brit not influenced by John Bull and its as in Modern Times Britain has always been sovereign when ever they wished to be so and controlled their borders perhaps much too much in blatant abuse of those wishing simply to visit the civilization now segregated and imprisoned by the Conservative Mooks of the Tory Party as such what you say I consider either a fabrication or a lie as Britain and much of the ruling elite of Europe has grown rich raping the world then retreating back into their decadent castles before their position is overrun as the thieves they are where they and the Duth undoubtedly copy their Viking Cousins in nei-imperialist forays against the world economy.
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CGP Grey goes eschatological on locks and encryption!
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EUref: My reaction...

Sorry England, sorry Europe, sorry Gibraltar, sorry Great Britain, sorry London, sorry Northern Ireland, sorry Orkney sorry Scotland, sorry Shetland, and sorry Wales.
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I'm afraid so.

It's also critical that we all see that when we ignore large segments of our population who are in distress, a day of reckoning will come. Ignoring people is bad public policy, even it if it is easy in the short run.
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A cross sector leader and community campaigner, putting people, wellbeing and strategic policy at the heart of innovation, change & impact.
Introduction
Mike Beckett has a heart ♡ for people putting them and their experience at the center of what he does. Mike wants to connect with individual persons who can help him add value to the lives of the public as both an entrepreneur and politician. Mike is passionate for pragmatic ways to innovate and improve outcomes for society and has a driving work ethic to achieve excellence.

Mike lives in ⌘ North Yorkshire with his wife, cat and two dogs and likes politics, with an abiding interest in the Liberal Democrats in the United Kingdom, as an internationalist he also follows the EU and ALDE, the UN and the international community. I particularly like Mennonite and also Moravian, Anabaptist, Orthodox and Celtic expressions of Christianity. A proponent of subsidiarity, Local Exchange Trading Systems, Credit Unions, mutually owned cooperatives, rights with responsibility, personal & corporate ethics and caring for business in general as productivity and trade can help bring economic stability and foster peace. Mike is active in the voluntary and community sector as he likes to contribute to Civil Society making our Society bigger and better for everyone.

Mike has worked as a cross sector leader with a portfolio career, for example in the (NHS) National Health Service, as a homeless shelter manager, a (CAB) Citizens Advice Bureau manager, the Executive Director and Company Secretary of a local Mind charitable company and as the Trust Administrator for the Mennonite Trust. At University of London, Goldsmith College he read Politics with Economics.

Mike is a progressive cooperator with a belief in the need to engage with all people involved in Community Politics, Social Policy, Ethics, Business and Commerce, Economics, Governance and Public Affairs. Mike believes corporate governance is essential, with monitoring through internal audit procedures, supervision and total quality management systems.

Michael Beckett is standing for Parliament in May 2015 for Whitby and Scarborough. Mike trained with the Institute of Directors (IoD) and in December 2011 achieved the Diploma in Company Direction, having earlier that year received a Distinction in the Certificate in Company Direction. Mike is committed to continuing professional development and implementing ethical decisions.

You might also be interested in reading Mike Beckett's likeable facebook page! My personal business blog, go on have a read! Mike Beckett's professional connections on LinkedIn!

To keep up to date with Mike's latest news, circle me ⊕ on Gplus.


Some suggestions for circles you could put Mike in:
  • Ailurophile & Canophilist (likes cats & dogs).
  • Alternative and 80s music fans. ♪♬ 
  • Amateur Knitlete.
  • Arts and Crafts movement.  
  • Beta-tester for G+
  • Blogger (Business, Community & Politics). ✎
  • British Anglophile.
  • Chasers of extraordinary opportunities.
  • Charter 88 signatory.
  • Connectors.
  • Community Organiser
  • Current affairs enthusiasts.
  • Dyslexic and writer in the third person.
  • Economics experts.
  • Friendly people.
  • Friends of entrepreneurs.
  • Governance and strategy.
  • Instigators of change.
  • Intrapreneurs and Entrepreneurs.
  • Liberal Democrats (LibDems).
  • Lifelong learning.
  • Political news curators.
  • Pragmatic Futurist. ∞ Peakist
  • Professional Directors.
  • Proponent of ecumenism and tolerance
  • Public affairs aficionados.☼
  • Science Fiction fans.
  • Small and Medium size Businessmen.
  • Social media enthusiast.
  • Social policy wonks.
  • Social Science research.
  • Spirituality and faith. 
  • Startup lovers.
  • Yorkshire folk.
Google+ users I recommend:

Gaythia Weis http://plus.google.com/​​​​​​100946817944952712900 ​​​​​​interesting analytical Chemist and manager for scientific software startup 

I am happy on Google+ to be in a "shared a circle with you.". °oO

I generally follow back if you are cordial & active. I look for public posts, a picture, a completed about page preferably with links, areas of common interest and comments. Due to the circling follow limit, I periodically review who I follow, specifically to remove inactive accounts from my follow list. ♺ ن

The Legal bit: My public disclaimer "All views are my own & not those of my employer or any other organisation or individual." Unless I specifically  and categorically state otherwise. Imprint notice: Published and promoted by Bob Jackman at 3 Brierley Road, Crossgates, Scarborough YO12 4JS on behalf of Michael Beckett.  Hosted (printed) by Googleplus at Google UK Ltd, Belgrave House, 76 Buckingham Palace Road, London, SW1W 9TQ, http://plus.google.com who are not responsible for any of the contents of my pages.

Disclosure: I am a #FormerVictim, a survivor and now an achiever.
I am a former victim of abuse. It got better for me. It will get better for you.Help is available.
Sources of information in the UK:

If you are experiencing abuse, or have been abused and need help, search for more information from information providers in your region. Talk to professionals that you *trust*. Be wary of anyone offering help by meeting up. There are people who will understand what you're going through, even if you can't believe its possible.

A big thank you ♥ for reading, up on me. I hope we can work together for mutual benefit. Not got a Googleplus account here's an invitation link for you: http://plus.google.com/i/​​​​​​HBOigDSpvac:UAKjjIxq_Fk I look forward to your posts! Lastly please introduce yourself in this thread here:: http://plus.​​​​​​google.com/u/0/​​​​​​101900299178799457829/posts/​​​​​​ShYFb45uyiq being an #Engager in #Googleplus is Important! 
Bragging rights
In 2011 Mike received a Certificate in Company Direction with Distinction from the Institute of Directors (IoD) progressing to achieve the IoD Diploma in Company Direction. In June 2010 as Executive Director of York and District Mind the charity was rated by the Social Return On Investment network for the RBS SE100 index ranking the social enterprise as 69th in the UK overall and 35th in terms of impact, in Yorkshire and Humber region 6th overall and 3rd in terms of impact. More info: http://uk.linkedin.com/in/michaelbeckettesq
Education
  • Goldsmiths College
    BA (Hons) Politics with Economics, 1996 - 1999
  • Sir Richard Tauntons Colege
    A Levels, 1991 - 1993
  • Leeds Beckett University
    Diploma in Company Direction - Institute of Directors, 2011 - 2011
  • Leeds Beckett University
    Certificate in Company Direction - Institute of Directors (IoD) with Distinction, 2011 - 2011
    With Distinction
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Administrator, Managing Director, Non-Executive Director (NED or NXD), Governor, Councillor (Cllr), Trustee, SpAd & Chairman (previously: President, Chairman, Secretary, Company Secretary, Parliamentary Candidate, CEO, Executive Director, Treasurer, Chair of Governors & FSA approved person) ✔
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Governance
Employment
  • York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
    Governor, 2012 - present
  • Mennonite Trust
    Trust Administrator, 2013 - present
  • North Yorkshire and York Forum
    Non Executive Director (NED) and Trustee, 2010 - present
  • Liberal Democrats
    Prospective Parliamentary Candidate for the people of Scarborough and Whitby, 2015 - present
    Putting local people first, getting value for money and making things happen so we build a stronger economy, a fairer society through creating opportunities for everyone.
  • Malton Town Council
    (Cllr) Councillor, 2006 - 2015
  • Caring for Business Ltd
    Executive Director, 2010 - 2014
  • Next Steps
    Former Trustee now Specialist Advisor, 2005 - 2014
  • Liberal Democrats
    Chair of Thirsk and Malton Liberal Democrats, 2008 - 2012
  • Ryedale Citizens Advice Bureau
    Trustee and Non Executive Director, 2007 - 2012
  • Citizens Advice Bureau
    Specialist Services Manager, 2005 - 2008
  • York and District Mind
    Executive Director, 2008 - 2011
  • National Health Service (NHS)
    Nursing Assistant, 2001 - 2003
  • Emergency Night Shelter
    Manager, 2000 - 2001
  • York Travellers Trust
    Project Worker, 2004 - 2005
  • Mental Health Matters
    Support Worker, 2003 - 2004
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Currently
United Kingdom
Previously
Southampton, UK - Southampton, UK - Birmingham, UK - London, UK - Malton, UK - Norton-on-Derwent, UK
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